This thoroughly updated and revised new edition of the award-winning series on measurement presents nearly 80 actual, tested instruments for assessing nursing outcomes in a multitude of settings and situations. Each tool is accompanied by a descriptive essay that includes information on purpose, administration, scoring, and reliability and validity. Whether you are interested in measuring patient outcomes, evaluating patient learning, or assessing the effectiveness of teaching and learning in a nursing school, this compendium can provide the authoritative tools you need.
Part 1 Self-efficacy and self-care: self-efficacy for functional activies scale; a measure of power as knowing participation in change; the epilepsy self-efficacy scale; the insulin management diabetes self-efficacy scale. Part 2 Coping: the Jalowiec coping scale; the coping scale of the chronicity impact and coping instrument; the women's role strain inventory; the Haber level of differentiation of self-scale; the SCMP-G - measuring guarding as a self-care management process in chronic illness. Part 3 Social support and quality of life measuring social support: the social support of chronic illness inventory; the postpartum support questionnaire; the long-term quality of life instrument for female cancer survivors. Part 4 Measuring health behaviours: the multidimensional health behaviour inventory; the compliance questionnaire; the index of readiness.